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March 25th, 2015

Lady Hornets’ trio win honors

March 25, 2015

Three Highland girls bas-ketball players have earned Class 1A all-state honors for their outstanding play this past season.

Read more in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Local weather for Wednesday

March 25, 2015

Today we'll see mostly sunny skies with a high near 88. Winds will be from the southwest around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 44 and breezy winds from the northwest at 10 to 15 mph becoming northern at 20 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

March 24th

Author to speak about Bankhead Highway

March 24, 2015

Ready, set, drive!
Daniel L. Smith, author of the new nonfiction book "The Bankhead Highway In Texas," will make an appearance Sunday at the Lions Club in Sweetwater on 1510 Lamar Street.

Get all the details in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Local travel team brings home championship

March 24, 2015

Sweetwater's "Storm," an eighth grade travel basketball team, brought home the Championship this weekend after a tournament in Colorado City. Storm is a local youth sports travel team, founded by Anthony Knox.

Read more in Tuesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Local sports calendar

March 24, 2015

TUESDAY, MARCH 24
Baseball
Sweetwater JV Red will host Levelland (district opener), 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Levelland (district opener), 7 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls will be playing the first leg of district tournament at Snyder.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity will host Levelland, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Levelland, 7 p.m.
Track
Sweetwater middle school boys and girls will be com-peting at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, MARCH 26
Baseball
Rescheduled: Sweetwater JV White hosts Abilene Cooper sophomores, 4 p.m.
Golf

District play to get started for S’water in baseball, golf

March 24, 2015

District 2-4A softball play got started for Sweetwater on Friday at Snyder.
Girls golf and baseball are set to begin district action today.

Get all the details in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

SW football awards banquet set

March 24, 2015

The Sweetwater High School 2014-15 Football Awards Banquet will be held Monday, March 30 at the Center at Texas State Technical College.

Read more in Tuesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Germanwings Flight 9525 Crashes in French Alps With 150 People Onboard

March 24, 2015

An Airbus with 150 people onboard crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday, officials said. The A320, operated by Lufthansa’s budget airline Germanwings, was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf and went down in the Digne region of the Alps-De-Haute Province, according to Reuters. There were 144 passengers, two pilots and four crew members, Germanwings said. "We are sorry to confirm that flight 4U9525 is an accident," the airline said on Twitter.

Tuesday's local weather

March 24, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 86. Winds from the south-southwest at 5 to 15 mph will shift to the west in the afternoon. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 58 and west-southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will become south-southeast.
Learn more at weather.gov.

March 23rd

College Basketball March Madness Recap and Predictions

March 23, 2015

Big Dance Round Up and Look Ahead

Last week we gave you a preview of the tournament and some predictions of teams that we felt could make a run to the Final 4. Well, those predictions were way off and the bracket this writer submitted to his friends and a couple websites sits in about 10 millionth place. All the wise guys were talking about Iowa State and Virginia. Those teams won a combined 1 game. Now we are going to go region by region to see what happened and what we can look forward to seeing next weekend.

Midwest Region

On Monday, Sweetwater High School held its 2014-15 Mustang Football Awards Banquet at “The Center”...
Isaiah McGee picked up the only win for Sweetwater’s boys track team Saturday at a meet held in...
Junior varsity softball players for Sweetwater this year include, bottom row kneeling from left,...

 

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